Scottish Targe Shield with Celtic Cross

The targe is a medium-sized shield from the late Middle Ages or early modern period. It is characterized by its round shape and a central fist grip. The shield front is often wavy and elaborately designed. It was particularly widespread in Italy, where it was usually used together with the side sword or the rapier. More information...

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Item number: 12804

Scottish Targe Shield with Celtic Cross

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

Originally used for battle and now mainly for decoration, this rugged shield is made of a dense hardwood and expertly covered with soft leather. An historical design using both brass fittings and tacks have been added for additional beauty. Dual leather straps in the back.

All the romance of the Scottish Highlands is expertly captured in this authentic targe. Two leather straps on the back side.

  • Diameter 51cm
  • Shield thickness, measured at the edge 1.8cm
  • Weight approx. 2278 g
  • Two leather straps are attached to the back of the shield
  • Covered with black leather and fitted with brass rivets

Premium quality made by Windlass Steelcrafts®

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